Cord Clamping

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References and Resources

  1. The Science and Sensibility article written by Dr. Mark Sloan called, “Common Objections to Delayed Cord Clamping.” 
  2. Aflaifel, N. and Weeks, A. (2012). Push, pull, squeeze, clamp: 100 years of changes in the management of the third stage of labour as described by Ten Teachers. BMJ;345:e8270. Click here.
  3. American College of Nurse Midwives. Delayed umbilical cord clamping. Position Statement. Silver Spring (MD): ACNM; 2014. Available here: http://www.midwife.org/ ACNM/files/ACNMLibraryData/UPLOADFILENAME/ 000000000290/Delayed-Umbilical-Cord-Clamping- May-2014.pdf.
  4. Andersson, O., Lindquist, B., Lindgren, M., et al. (2015). Effect of delayed cord clamping on neurodevelopment at 4 years of age: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Pediatr;169:631–8. Click here.
  5. Ashish, K. C., Rana, N., Malqvist, M., et al. (2017). Effects of Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping vs. Early Clamping on Anemia in Infants at 8 and 12 months: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatr;171(3):264-270. Click here.
  6. Begley, C. M., Gyte, G. M. L., Devane, D., et al. (2015). Active versus expectant management for women in the third stage of labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007412. Click here.
  7. Cernadas, C. (2017). Timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants. Arch Argent Pediatr;115(2):188-194. Click here.
  8. Díaz-Castro, J., Florido, J., Kajarabille, N., et al. (2014). The Timing of Cord Clamping and Oxidative Stress in Term Newborns. Pediatrics;134(2):257-64. Click here.
  9. Dunn, P. M. (2003). Dr Erasmus Darwin (1731–1802) of Lichfield and placental respiration. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed;88:F346– 8. Click here.
  10. Fogarty, M., Osborn, D. A. and Askie, L. (2018). Delayed vs early umbilical cord clamping for preterm infants: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Obstet Gynecol;218(1):1-18. Click here.
  11. Hutton and Hassan (2007). Late vs. Early Clamping of the Umbilical Cord in Full-term Neonates: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Controlled Trials. JAMA;297:1241-1252. Click here. 
  12. Katheria, A. C., Lakshminrusimha, S., Rabe, H., et al. (2017). Placental transfusion: a review. Journal of Perinatology; 37:105-111. Click here.
  13. McDonald, S. J., Middleton, P., Dowswell, T., et al. (2013). Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on maternal and neonatal outcomes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD004074. Click here.
  14. Mercer, J. S., Erickson-Owens, D. A., Collins, J., et al. (2017). Effects of Delayed Cord Clamping on Residual Placental Blood Volume, Hemoglobin and Bilirubin Levels in Term Infants: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    J Perinatol; 37(3): 260–264. Click here.
  15. Mercer, J. S., Erickson-Owens, D. A., Deoni, S. C. L., et al. (2018). Effects of Delayed Cord Clamping on Four-Month Ferritin Levels, Brain Myselin Content, and Neurodevelopment: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Click here.